Which Michener book should I read first?

1Hawaii by James A. Michener 4.20 avg rating — 75,615 ratings score: 399, and 4 people voted
2Centennial by James A. Michener 4.25 avg rating — 41,072 ratings score: 397, and 4 people voted
3The Source by James A. Michener 4.29 avg rating — 41,686 ratings score: 298, and 3 people voted

Which is the best James Michener book?

Are James Michener books worth anything?

First editions can reach in excess of $3,000 at auction. Michener achieved fame during his career with various bestsellers. But his legacy lives on today, not just in his works, but with a number of scholarships, bequests, museums, societies and even restaurants and hotel suites bearing his name.

Was Michener a good writer?

Perhaps for the same reason, outside of the great sagas, Michener is a middling quality novelist, though certainly worth reading. But he figured something out, or stumbled into it, late in life, and it buoyed his final work beyond its time. He figured out how to use setting as the main instigator and mover in a story.

Where was Michener born?

Doylestown, PA

When did James Michener write the source?

First edition
AuthorJames A. Michener
Publication date1965
Media typePrint (Hardback & Paperback)

When did James Michener live in Hawaii?

During the 1950s and into the early 1960s, Michener continued to set much of his writing in the Pacific and Far East. He lived in Hawaii for much of this time, accumulating material for “Hawaii,” but he also traveled extensively.

Is the movie Hawaii based on a true story?

Budget$15 million
Box office$34.5 million

How long is the book Hawaii?

almost 1200 pages. I thoroughly enjoyed the book and highly recommend it to anybody.

Is Centennial a true story?

The horrible Arapaho massacre and the character Col. Frank Skimmerhorn depicted in the novel are based on the true story of Col. John Chivington, the “fighting parson,” and the Sand Creek Massacre, which actually occurred 148 years ago today.

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